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Sylvia Léonide Faustin
November 18, 1912 ~ January 26, 2019 (age 106)
Flowers & Gifts
Mrs. Sylvia Léonide Faustin of Stone Mountain, GA entered into eternal rest on January 26, 2019. Funeral Services will be held Saturday February 2, 2019 at 10:00AM at the St. Peter & Paul Catholic Church 2560 Tilson Road Decatur, GA 30032. Remains will lie instate from 8:00AM until the hour of service. Interment Melwood Cemetery 5170 East Ponce De Leon Avenue Stone Mountain, GA 30083. Viewing at the church on Saturday 8:00AM-10:00AM
Sylvia Faustin (“Léonide”)
“Léonide” was born on November 18, 1912 in Petionville, Haiti and passed away on Saturday, January 26, 2019.
Léonide was a resident of Stone Mountain, Georgia the time of passing.
Léonide’s granddaughter Farrah, was at her bedside when she took her last breath at 106 years old, 2 months and 6 days. She was also resident of Rue Dehoux #32 where she spent most of her life.
She emigrated to the USA in 1992 at age of 79 and became a US citizen in 2008 at age 95. She cast her first vote for President Barack Obama immediately after being sworn in as a citizen.
She was known as a kind and giving person, adored and loved by most who crossed her path. She had five children in this order: Pierre Ançion, Rodrigue Ançion, Nicole Ançion, Denise Tassy and Ketty Tassy. She is survived by four children, 21 grandchildren, and 54 great-grandchildren . She now joins her daughter, Nicole in Heaven.